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BRNO_Biaggi_action-BLOG.jpgWORLD Superbike Champion Max Biaggi topped off his perfect season by taking the win in the last race of the year at Magny Cours.

The Roman Emperor reigned supreme after a fast-paced battle with Race One winner Cal Crutchlow.

Crutchlow signed off his World Superbike stint with a well-earned second place, while an overcome Michel Fabrizio helped send the Ducati Xerox team off on a high by crossing the line third.

Superbike World Championship Brno, Race Two. By Zoe Burn and Mic Archbold

Biaggi PI Test closeup action - BLOG.jpgMAX Biaggi sealed his place at the top of the title standings after a dominant win in this afternoon's second race.

The Roman Emperor crossed the line with almost a five second lead over Race One winner Jonathan Rea, while Biaggi's fellow Roman Michel Fabrizio made it home third.

At the green light, Biaggi made one of his quick getaways, searing into the lead as the pack rounded the first corner. Behind it was Ruben Xaus's BMW which emerged best of the rest, as he surged up to second.

216_P06_Fabrizio_action - BLOG.jpgMICHEL Fabrizio led from lights to flag to take the win in the opening Superbike World Championship race at Kyalami.

The star worked his magic to eke out a solid lead from as early as Lap Two, to stroll to victory onboard the Ducati Xerox machine.

And proving that the South African circuit was indeed a Ducati track, the privateer Althea Racing bike of Carlos Checa was the best of the rest, as he crossed the line with a commanding gap over third placed Leon Haslam.

Haslam Small.jpgLEON Haslam has won the opening World Superbike Championship race of the season after a photo finish at Phillip Island.

Haslam, who had led the from the green light, came under pressure just once in the 22-lap race - and that was from Ducati Xerox rider Michel Fabrizio as the pair crossed the line to take the chequered flag.

And while it looked for several moments that Fabrizio had actually taken the win, a photo finish quickly revealed that the victory belonged to the Brit.

Haslam Small.jpgLEON Haslam has claimed his maiden World Superbike Championship pole at Phillip Island, Australia.

The 26-year-old recovered from a crash in this morning's free practice to dominate from start to finish, topping the time sheets at the end of each of the three sessions.

His fast lap of 1.31.229min early in Superpole Three was to be the quickest lap of the weekend, as he powered his Alstare Suzuki to a pole which was to go unchallenged.

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